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Myths of Babylonia and Assyria, Plates in Monochrome

PLATES IN MONOCHROME


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EXAMPLES OF RACIAL TYPES facing
From a drawing by E. Wallcousins

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STATUE OF A ROYAL PERSONAGE OR OFFICIAL OF NON-SEMITIC ORIGIN

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WORSHIP OF THE MOON GOD (CYLINDER-SEAL)

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WINGED MAN-HEADED LION
From N.W. Palace of Nimroud

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TWO FIGURES OF DEMONS

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WINGED HUMAN-HEADED COW(?)
From Kouyunjik(Nineveh)

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CYLINDER-SEAL IMPRESSIONS SHOWING MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURES AND DEITIES

106

PLAQUE OF UR-NINA

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SILVER VASE DEDICATED TO THE GOD NIN-GIRSU BY ENTEMENA

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STELE OF NARAM SIN

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GUDEA
From the statue in the Louvre, Paris

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"THE SEVEN TABLETS OF CREATION" facing
From the library of Ashur-bani-pal at Kouyunjik(Nineveh)

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SLIPPER-SHAPED COFFIN, MADE OF GLAZED EARTHENWARE

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STELE OF HAMMURABI, WITH "CODE OF LAWS"

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HAMMURABI RECEIVING THE "CODE OF LAWS" FROM THE SUN GOD

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THE HORSE IN WARFARE (ASHUR-NATSIR-PAL AND ARMY ADVANCING
Marble slab from N.W. Palace of Nimroud

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LETTER FROM TUSHRATTA, KING OF MITANNI, TO AMENHOTEP III, KING OF EGYPT

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THE GOD NINIP AND ANOTHER DEITY

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SYMBOLS OF DEITIES AS ASTRONOMICAL SIGNS
From sculptured stone in the British Museum

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ASHUR SYMBOLS

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WINGED DEITIES KNEELING BESIDE A SACRED TREE
Marble slab from N.W. Palace of Nimroud

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EAGLE-HEADED WINGED DEITY (ASHUR)

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ASSYRIAN KING HUNTING LIONS

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TYRIAN GALLEY PUTTING OUT TO SEA
Marble slab from Kouyunjik(Nineveh)

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STATUE OF ASHUR-NATSIR-PAL
From S.W. Palace of Nimroud

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DETAILS FROM SECOND SIDE OF BLACK OBELISK OF SHALMANESER III facing

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STATUE OF NEBO, DEDICATED BY ADAD-NIRARI IV AND THE QUEEN SAMMU-RAMMAT

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TIGLATH-PILESER IV IN HIS CHARIOT

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COLOSSAL WINGED AND HUMAN-HEADED BULL AND MYTHOLOGICAL BEING
From doorway in Palace of Sargon at Khorsabad

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ASSAULT ON THE CITY OF . . .ALAMMU (JERUSALEM) BY THE ASSYRIANS UNDER SENNACHERIB
Marble slab from Kouyunjik(Nineveh)

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ASHUR-BANI-PAL RECLINING IN A BOWER
Marble slab from Kouyunjik(Nineveh)

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PERSIANS BRINGING CHARIOTS, RINGS, AND WREATHS
Bas-relief from Persepolis

494

MAP OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA

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